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Opteron-based EBX board packs powerful multimedia clout
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8/31/2005   Post a comment
Take a look at this EBX form-factor board that packs dual-core AMD Opteron processors and 64-bit technology. Available with both single- and dual-core processors, this board packs a 16-lane PCI Express slot, a stackable HyperTransport connector, ExpressCard and CompactFlash sockets, SATA, Gigabit Ethernet, and lots more.
Competition heats up to provide software services
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8/30/2005   Post a comment
The software services market dominated by India will see intense competition as multinational companies re-entering the field, according to an industry study.
Thales set to roll out Rapid IO multi-processor system
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8/30/2005   Post a comment
Military systems vendor Thales Computers is about to roll out its first serial Rapid IO system for embedded computing applications. Significantly, the company's PowerMP4-60 rack and cards will combine both PowerPC and Pentium-M processors. Here's a preview.
Indian firm to add 3,000 staffers for product development
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8/29/2005   Post a comment
In a sign that outsourcing is moving beyond software services to include software product development, Persistent Systems has announced massive hiring plans.
TimeSys goes online with roll-your-own LinuxLink developer network
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8/29/2005   Post a comment
Looking to capture the attention of the 45 percent of the embedded software market that have continued to stick with in-house RTOSes and Linux rather than commercial offerings, TimeSys Corp. has gone online with a Web-based subscription service for its 'roll-your-own' Linux customization service.
Key Cell Processor technical documents released for download
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8/27/2005   Post a comment
In a simultaneous release on their respective web sites, IBM, Sony, Sony Entertainment and Toshiba announced the availability of key documents that describe technical details of the Cell Broadband Engine architecture
eCosPro starter kit available for ST40RA series
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8/26/2005   Post a comment
eCosCentric Ltd. has just made available the eCosPro Starter Kit for distribution with the STMicroelectronics ST40RA evaluation boards.
Ittiam to develop Windows Mobile media devices
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8/25/2005   Post a comment
India-based Ittiam Systems will work with Microsoft to develop video solutions for the latter’s Windows Mobile-based portable media center devices.
400-MHz VMEbus "connectivity engine" dissipates low power
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8/23/2005   Post a comment
Need lots of I/O in a low power VMEbus package? Then check out Thales Computers's 400-MHz version of its existing so-called Connectivity Engine. This frequency upgrade dissipates as little as 7-W of power, and gives you gobs of serial I/O and 802.3 Ethernet.
Zeidman granted RTOS software synthesis tool patent
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8/20/2005   Post a comment
Zeidman Technologies, Inc. has been granted what it considers is a far-ranging patent for automatically generating source code for an operating system.
Intel acquires XML developer Sarvega
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8/17/2005   Post a comment
Intel Corp. said it will acquire XML solutions provider Sarvega Inc. in an attempt to bolster its software and enterprise strategies.
Indian software firms going global, study finds
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8/17/2005   Post a comment
Growing Indian software companies gearing up to take on established international players could eventually surpass them, according to a new study.
Device Manager for dual RTOS/WinXP device isolation released
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8/17/2005   Post a comment
KUKA Controls has just made available the new Real-Time Device Manager (RTDM) for analysis and isolation of IRQ resources for real-time hardware.
Configurable RTOS supports Altera Nios II FPGA-based CPU
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8/17/2005   Post a comment
Figuring there is gold in those reprogrammable hills, Accelerated Technology has just released a configurable version of its Nucleus RTOS for use with the Nios II embedded processor architecture developed by Altera Corp. for use with its FPGAs.
Moving software beyond the Maginot Line
8/15/2005   Post a comment
QNX's CEO Dan Dodge believes software developers must ramp up efforts to ensure products they unleash upon the world aren't compromised by poor design, bad code, or malevolent hackers.
DataPower wins pilot deployment in DoD information grid
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8/8/2005   Post a comment
The Defense Information Systems Agency is making XML acceleration a key element in the Global Information Grid project, awarding DataPower Technology Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.), a contract for pilot deployment of the XS40 XML Security Gateway in the Net-Centric Enterprise Services Service-Security element within GIG.
Built-to-Spec custom Linux distributions offered for $499
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8/4/2005   Post a comment
Timesys Corp. has an offer that no sane embedded developer who wants to get started with open source Linux can refuse: built-to-spec custom Linux distributions for device designs based on the PowerPC, Intel XScale/IA-32, MIPS and ARM.

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